America the Beautiful: A Novel
America Throne is living the good life in L.A. Her career is sprouting, and she is in love -- with Jasper Husch, a sexy-sultry artist from San Fran. But just as soon as they've realized domestic bliss, Jasper has a change of heart, and America falters on the slippery slope of hope: hoping that he will come back, hoping that new sex will erase all evidence of him, and hoping that in nurturing a truce with her dead father she will make peace with all men.
America's trip from self-destruction to wholeness is a romp on the wilder shores of the West Coast. From a dodgy therapist to a silent retreat, America Throne's "aha" moment culminates with, "While we are all busy swimming upstream, the universe is conspiring to take us to something better."
In America the Beautiful, Moon Zappa has taken the broken-heart story and given it a twist all her own through the emotional honesty and edginess of America Throne. Hailed as "brilliant" (Sunday Telegraph Magazine), America the Beautiful is the debut of an unforgettable and unfaltering new voice.
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AMERICA THE BEAUTIFULUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Famous daughter, now first-novelist Zappa spins a story about obsession and heartbreak.Narrator America Throne shouldn't really have any problems. She's a mentally young 30-year-old with an artist ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dayends - LibraryThing
The narrator of the story 'America' is really witty, honest and despite acting like a desperate loser when her boyfriend dumps her, she's really cool!! A book for chicks who dont like chick-lit! I ... Read full review
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HOPEA TRIBUTE TO THE COLOR BROWN
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